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Author: 0 Qatar emir says open to Trump-hosted talks over Gulf crisis

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut all diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar on June 5 over accusations it was supporting extremists and interfering in the internal affairs of other countries. However, there have been no further contacts. Qatar Minister of Finance Ali Shareef Al Emadi, meanwhile, called the talks "highly productive", and said Doha is working closely with the United States to enforce financial sanctions against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Al-Qaeda in ...

World Immigrations Minister: PNG, Australia have Unresolved Issues on Manus Detention Centre
Author: 0 Immigrations Minister: PNG, Australia have Unresolved Issues on Manus Detention Centre

Australia has already said it would spend up to A$250 million ($195 million) housing the almost 800 refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea for the next 12 months after its controversial detention centre closes. Two-of-the-three centres earmarked for the detainees are still not fenced or guarded. However, with just hours before the centre closes tomorrow, the minister said Australia is yet to state clearly how it will support PNG.

World 'Latino Victory Fund' Ad Depicts Ed Gillespie Supporter Terrorizing Minority Children
Author: 0 'Latino Victory Fund' Ad Depicts Ed Gillespie Supporter Terrorizing Minority Children

A poll of the race for governor of Virginia published Monday shows that Democratic Lt. Governor Ralph Northam has opened up a 17-point lead with likely voters over Republican Ed Gillespie, a former adviser to President George W. "Having a right to spew vile hate does not make it right", he said in an official statement . Stoking racial worry in Virginia voters, the ad concludes with a grim warning against Gillespie and Trump, claiming that they are responsible for inciting fear.

World Duterte seeks Japan's 'best' help in rebuilding Marawi City
Author: 0 Duterte seeks Japan's 'best' help in rebuilding Marawi City

And he expressed concern over the potential for risky missteps in the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear program. He will be in Manila on the last leg of his visit, which includes trips to China, Japan , South Korea and Vietnam. The Filipino strongman said that North Korea would be the primary focus of the talks, having previously described dictator Kim Jong-un as a "fool" and "son of a bitch" for "playing with risky toys".

World India and Italy work out road map for broader engagement
Author: 0 India and Italy work out road map for broader engagement

They are now in Italy, pending the verdict by the arbitration court at the Hague. Also, they agreed to work for an early conclusion of the India-European Union bilateral trade and investment agreement (BTIA), a free trade pact with the largest bloc India does business with.

World Record surge in atmospheric Carbon dioxide seen in 2016
Author: 0 Record surge in atmospheric Carbon dioxide seen in 2016

As it turns out, Earth's atmospheric concentration of the long-lasting greenhouse gas is the highest it's been for 800,000 years. The last time Earth experienced similar Carbon dioxide concentration rates was almost three to five million years ago, a report of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) stated.

World Fusion GPS Lawsuit over Dossier Bank Records Ends in Secret Agreement
Author: 0 Fusion GPS Lawsuit over Dossier Bank Records Ends in Secret Agreement

They do list a total of $12.4 million in payments to Perkins Coie, but that's nearly entirely for legal consulting, with only one payment - of $66,500 - for "research consulting" from the DNC. The complaint asserts that the failure to list the ultimate goal of that money "undermined the vital public information role that reporting is meant to serve".

World NYPD officers charged with raping woman in police van
Author: 0 NYPD officers charged with raping woman in police van

The duo left their post "without authorization" around 7:30 p.m.in an unmarked Dodge Minivan and drove to Calvert Vaux Park in nearby Gravesend, according to papers. She reportedly told her attorneys that the officers drove her to a Chipotle parking lot in Coney Island, which is where first Officer Martin forced her to have sexual intercourse with her and then both of them forced her to perform oral sex.

World Las Vegas shooting survivors killed in vehicle crash
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting survivors killed in vehicle crash

The older of their two daughters called Dennis and Lorraine's love "selfless". Carver jumped onto his wife to shield her from the bullets, before the two started running hand in hand. "I swear they were more in love those two weeks than the last 20 years". She said Dennis Carver sent roses to Lorraine Carver - not for a special occasion, but just to show he loved her.

World Farmer hacked to death on the same day as #BlackMonday protests
Author: 0 Farmer hacked to death on the same day as #BlackMonday protests

According to reports, supporters dressed in black are causing major traffic congestion in the Vereeniging area, N1 both north and south and the N4 Bakwena. Minister Mbalula, who has in the past met unions such as AgriSA to listen to their concerns on the matter, acknowledged the sensitivities around the challenge of farm murders.

World Video game Football Manager 2018 allows players to come out as gay
Author: 0 Video game Football Manager 2018 allows players to come out as gay

While FIFA dominates the soccer and football video-game market, a rival has come up with a way to create a buzz by making the players even more realistic. 'I just think it's insane that in 2017 we are in a world where people can't be themselves'. In terms of what actually happens in-game, the effects are minimal.

World After Whitefish, UN frets over Puerto Rico reconstruction
Author: 0 After Whitefish, UN frets over Puerto Rico reconstruction

More troubles for Puerto Rico? "A lawsuit could be forthcoming", he warned. The controversy is unlikely to go away soon. A day after a Puerto Rico utility stepped away from a controversial restoration contract, the United Nations said it was anxious by the pace of reconstruction.

World Bigg Boss to punish Priyank Sharma
Author: 0 Bigg Boss to punish Priyank Sharma

Also, Priyank was instructed that he must not tell about the nomination process once he is out of the confession room. Eventually, citing a reason that Priyank needs to be given a second chance, Hiten nominates himself for eviction this week.

World Himachal polls: Amit Shah to join Yogi Adityanath in campaign against Congress
Author: 0 Himachal polls: Amit Shah to join Yogi Adityanath in campaign against Congress

Ahead of the assembly elections in the state BJP is taking serious efforts to pull down the ruling Congress government and win the majority votes this time. "During the 10 years of UPA government, corruption cases worth Rs 12 lakh crore were reported". "For the last three years, our opponents have not been able to level a single corruption charge against the Modi government in the centre".

World Iran: President Rouhani turned down Trump invite to meet
Author: 0 Iran: President Rouhani turned down Trump invite to meet

At a joint press conference with President of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi , he stated that all the nuclear-related commitments made by Iran under the JCPOA are being implemented. Russian Federation and Iran are main backers of the Bashar Al-Assad regime, whose country fell into a civil war in 2011 after his forces violently cracked down on pro-democracy protests.

World Heavy rain lashes several parts of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry
Author: 0 Heavy rain lashes several parts of Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Not only Chennai is bearing thundershowers from past three days but also adjoining areas including Anna Nagar have been receiving very heavy rains. Schools in the city closed an hour earlier than usual following government's order. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to remain around 32 degrees Celsius and 24 degrees Celsius respectively. As a result, coastal districts like Chennai , Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Nagapattinam, Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Thiruvallur and ...

Author: 0 Dozens Of Octopuses Found Mysteriously Crawling On Welsh Beach

There's a mysterious octopus invasion taking place on the beaches of Western Britain-and it could be an unexpected outcome of the hurricane season. 'Perhaps it's because the sea has been quite rough recently but I've never seen anything like it before.

World Palestinian President says Hamas ministers must recognize Israel
Author: 0 Palestinian President says Hamas ministers must recognize Israel

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly stated on Sunday that members of the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas. The Israeli army "neutralised a terror tunnel leading into southern Israel from the vicinity of Khan Yunis", military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists, referring to a city in southern Gaza.

World One dead, over 30 injured as bridge collapses in Kerala
Author: 0 One dead, over 30 injured as bridge collapses in Kerala

Shyamala Devi died after she fell into the water and iron sheet of the bridge hit her head hard. "People who suffered minor injuries were discharged from hospitals after providing treatment, while as the ones who have major injuries are still admitted", the police official said.

World US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq
Author: 0 US State Department urges Kurdish parties to work for united Iraq

The Puk, which has been the main rival of Mr Barzani's Kurdish Democratic Party, KDP, for decades, supported the president's decision to hold the independence referendum on September 25. At Baghdad's request, Tehran closed its borders with Iraq's Kurdish region and halted all flights to and from the region after the referendum. Without elaborating any further, Najmaldin Karim acknowledged that it had been clear from the beginning that the referendum would be "no picnic", adding that regional ...

World 'Shortest Asia-Europe rail link' launched in Azerbaijan
Author: 0 'Shortest Asia-Europe rail link' launched in Azerbaijan

The head of state noted that BTK is a result of fraternity, friendship of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia: "These countries constitute significant projects for regional and world countries". "So, we declare the establishment of a continuous railway link from London to China", he added. Cargo between the two continents of Europe and Asia is on the rise, with the main items transported via rail being related to electronics, vehicle parts and agricultural products industries.

World Trump cites report claiming Obama campaign paid Fusion GPS
Author: 0 Trump cites report claiming Obama campaign paid Fusion GPS

Nevertheless, alleged collusion between Trump and the Russians became the focus of the research after it was then taken over by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) later last spring, and handed over to former British spy Christopher Steele to drive forward.

World Florida Fires Head Coach Jim McElwain
Author: 0 Florida Fires Head Coach Jim McElwain

The end result appears to be his termination. Randy Shannon will serve as interim coach throughout the remainder of the season. Florida and embattled head football coach Jim McElwain have agreed to part ways, a source close to the situation confirmed to The Sun on Sunday afternoon.

World New ruler: Olivia Colman to take the throne in 'The Crown'
Author: 0 New ruler: Olivia Colman to take the throne in 'The Crown'

Series three is expected to air in 2019. "I was utterly gripped watching it", Colman said in a statement . Hence, she's perfectly suited to deal with the philandering Prince Philip (though we don't know who will replace Doctor Who's Matt Smith yet).

World Spanish Prosecutor Brings Rebellion Charges Against Catalan Leaders
Author: 0 Spanish Prosecutor Brings Rebellion Charges Against Catalan Leaders

Spain's central government is set to take control of Catalan institutions with Spanish officials expected to be put in place in the region's ministries on Monday. Catalan police, now under orders from Madrid, have been told they can allow the dismissed leaders to enter the government headquarters in Barcelona, but only to clear their desks.

World MNS workers clash with hawkers in Malad, FIR against Congress' Sanjay Nirupam
Author: 0 MNS workers clash with hawkers in Malad, FIR against Congress' Sanjay Nirupam

Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam has been booked for addressing a rally of hawkers in Malad yesterday without securing prior permission of the police, an official said. Police arrested 20 MNS workers, including Deshpande. Deepak Devraj, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations) and Mumbai Police spokesperson, said shortly after Nirupam's speech, hawkers outside the station assaulted MNS workers, injuring several of them, including Malavade.

World Manafort And His Business Associate Will Surrender To FBI Today
Author: 0 Manafort And His Business Associate Will Surrender To FBI Today

Mueller is investigating possibly illegal cooperation between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Speculation had focused on former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Mr Manafort, both of them once involved in undeclared lobbying for foreign interests.

World India, Italy have strong economic relations: PM Gentiloni
Author: 0 India, Italy have strong economic relations: PM Gentiloni

After protracted negotiations, both countries have referred the case to the United Nations arbitration court to adjudicate the jurisdiction of Indian courts to put the two marines on trial, while allowing them to return to their country. Rome also said the marines who were on official duty, enjoyed diplomatic immunity. Italy is India's fifth largest trading partner in the European Union with a bilateral trade at 8.79 billion dollars in 2016-17.

World House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records
Author: 0 House panel says firm behind Trump dossier will disclose its bank records

The campaign funded political opposition research into Trump that helped create a highly publicized "dossier" on the Republican candidate and fueled some allegations now under scrutiny by Mueller. USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian Federation interfered in the election to try to help Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton by hacking and releasing embarrassing emails and disseminating propaganda via social media to discredit her.

World US, South Korea join hands to counter North Korea's nuclear weapons programme
Author: 0 US, South Korea join hands to counter North Korea's nuclear weapons programme

Trump entered office declaring his commitment to solving the North Korea problem, asserting that he would succeed where his predecessors had failed. The push to redeploy tactical nuclear weapons that is being made by conservative politicians in South Korea is "a matter worth discussing by the two countries", Hadley said.

World Women's Ashes: England outplayed as hopes fade
Author: 0 Women's Ashes: England outplayed as hopes fade

Knight was excellent and match-winning, gathering an unbeaten 88 in 80 balls batting with seven partners along the way as the tourists posted 284-8 in their 50 overs. The spin trio of Amanda-Jade Wellington, Ashleigh Gardner and Jess Jonassen that had performed well to this point bowled 26 overs between them but conceded nearly a run a ball, rarely troubling the opposition.

Author: 0 Court issues bailable warrants for arrest of Ishaq Dar

On Oct 23, the accountability court had issued notice to Ishaq Dar to submit response on an application seeking court's approval for NAB chairman's order of Oct 18 freezing the assets of Dar and family. Dar has appeared before the court seven times since the trial began, missing only the first hearing on September 20. The finance minister, a close associate of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, left for a conference in Tajikistan on Friday and reportedly then travelled to Jeddah where he ...

World Female cyclist gives Donald Trump's motorcade the finger
Author: 0 Female cyclist gives Donald Trump's motorcade the finger

The woman would later catch up with the motorcade as it came to a stop, once again offering the commander-in-chief the finger. It was unclear whether Trump witnessed the cyclist's gesture politics from behind the bulletproof windows of his vehicle.

World I-66 driver killed when pedestrian jumped from overpass
Author: 0 I-66 driver killed when pedestrian jumped from overpass

A 22-year-old woman was killed after a 12-year-old boy attempting suicide by jumping off an overpass in Virginia landed on her vehicle Saturday afternoon, investigators said. She added: 'She was awesome. Speaking at the family home in Olney , Maryland , Marisa's mother Leigh Miller said: 'She was caring - I mean she had an absolute love for children'.

World Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump slams Russian Federation probe as 'witch hunt'

American financial institutions, which are required by law to tell the Treasury Department about any transactions they deem suspicious, began flagging Manafort's transactions, Buzzfeed's report notes. The special counsel's office declined to comment on Friday, CNN reported. The Republican-controlled Congress and the president have twice failed to repeal and replace the ACA, yet Trump has previously claimed it was "virtually dead" - and falsely added that "there's no such thing as ...

World India sends first wheat shipment via Chabahar
Author: 0 India sends first wheat shipment via Chabahar

EAM Swaraj said, "The wheat that is leaving the Indian shores today, is a gift from the people of India to our Afghan brethren". Afghanistan's ambassador in India, Shadia Abdali, described the trans-shipment via Iran as a page-turner for the land-locked country, which now has full-fledged connectivity courtesy "shared interests".

World Collins: Clinton camp needs to fully explain Trump dossier payment
Author: 0 Collins: Clinton camp needs to fully explain Trump dossier payment

Congressional investigators are demanding answers following revelations that Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee helped fund a 2016 dossier containing information damaging to President Trump . Elias was there in his capacity as Podesta's attorney and not as a witness. John Podesta, the former campaign manager, and Rep. CNN has previously reported that Fusion's research on Trump was first funded by Republican foes of Trump, and Democrats began paying the research firm ...

World Saudi Arabia to permit women inside stadiums for first time
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia to permit women inside stadiums for first time

Last week, the kingdom granted citizenship to a robot, which technically has more rights than women in the country. Illustration of a woman driving in saudi Arabia . His "Vision 2030" plan for social and economic reforms seeks primarily to wean Saudi Arabia off of its dependence on oil exports, but also aims to boost female employment.

World Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash
Author: 0 Three Children Dead in Montcalm County Crash

Condensary Road near Wood Road in Evergreen Township. The Daily News reported that the truck and buggy were both traveling on the same road and going in the same direction when the impact occurred. The pickup also sustained extensive damage in the crash. It is not known if there was restraint use in the buggy. Nine individuals were riding inside the carriage at the season of the crash, police said.

Author: 0 Ohio State's win over Penn State shakes up AP Top-25

College Football Playoff picks1. Notre Dame 6. Clemson 7. Contenders: Wisconsin needs to continue to take care of its business, but the two biggest referendums on the schedule are MI and the Big Ten championship. Seven teams entered the week without a blemish on their schedule, but following Penn State's 39-38 loss and upsets of TCU and South Florida, only four remain.

World Duterte seeks to fortify relations with Japan on second official visit
Author: 0 Duterte seeks to fortify relations with Japan on second official visit

Since winning elections a year ago, Duterte has sought to boost the Philippines' ties with Japan, its top foreign aid donor and second largest trading partner in 2016 after China. "I don't expect that an FTA is going to be a focus" of Trump's trip to Japan from November 5 to 7, Oros said in an interview. He said the only "country that can calm him [Kim Jong-un] down is China".